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“Your donation is an investment in very significant work.”

Incoming Campaign Chair Colin Ryan asks everyone to reach out and ask others to give now. More than 300 Winnipeggers gathered at The MET on Friday to celebrate United Way’s Sponsored Executives, hear about the value of agencies providing job and … Continue reading

Spence Street Thrift Shop is reborn

The Spence Street Thrift Shop is welcoming shoppers in the West End again after a three-week closure for renovations. “We did some new paint, new colour, we updated the flooring and made the store more efficient and the racks are … Continue reading

Setting the pace for a better Winnipeg

Thank you to Winnipeg organizations and workplaces for pledging early support and completing your workplace campaigns. You set the pace! Every year some workplaces complete their United Way campaigns before the official kickoff in September. Many organizations and companies follow … Continue reading

A better Winnipeg includes all its citizens

On Tuesday United Way Winnipeg and the Manitoba Islamic Association co-hosted an open house to celebrate Islamic History Month and an exhibit in United Way’s atrium that features the history and contributions of Muslims in our province. Marilyn McLaren, volunteer chair … Continue reading

Breakfast focused on youth mental health, campaign progress

$7.5 million raised by generous Winnipeggers so far, over $20 million needed On Friday 200  Winnipeggers gathered at Robert A. Steen Community Centre for breakfast and to learn more about the importance of connecting Winnipeg youth with mental health supports … Continue reading

Plane Pull 2016 bigger than ever!

More Winnipeggers than ever  pulled planes at United Way’s 13th Annual Plane Pull! Plane Pull 2016 brought out almost 2000 people and 78 teams of pullers – a record number showing their support for our city. Nearly $50,000 was raised, all … Continue reading